Father George Ribeiro, S.A.


Father George Ribeiro, S.A., who served for many years in Brazil and was parochial vicar at Our Lady of the Rosary parish, Yonkers, died Jan. 27. He was 83.

He did pastoral ministry in Brazil for more than 15 years in the 1970s and 1980s.

He served at the parish in Yonkers, 1992-1994.

He also served on the pastoral team at Graymoor in Garrison and its Christian Unity Center.

Born in Dobbs Ferry, he entered the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement in 1959 and professed final vows in 1963. He was ordained to the priesthood in 1967.

He held a bachelor’s from St. Pius X Seminary and a master’s from Catholic University of America.

He is survived by his sisters Elizabeth Ribeiro and Marie Savino and his brothers Manuel and Louis.

A Funeral Mass was offered Jan. 30 in the chapel at Graymoor. Burial was in the Friars’ Cemetery.


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